Selby District Council has announced they have extending free parking in all council owned car parks until the 5th September.
Extending free parking in all Council owned car parks until September is one way in which Selby District Council are supporting residents, businesses, and workers.
Since the beginning of the pandemic Selby District Council has supported key workers, residents, and businesses by offering free parking. As more restrictions are being lifted and more businesses are re-opening the Council are continuing to support the local community and visitors.
Free parking is essential as it gives residents and visitors one less thing to worry about. Selby District Council have also been working with local businesses across the district to ensure they are coronavirus secure. This has included delivering Back to Business Packs, these include posters, signage, and stickers to be displayed in shores.
Leader of Selby District Council, Councillor Mark Crane, said. “Since the pandemic began, I am delighted with our response to offer free parking to key workers, residents and now visitors. This pandemic has been difficult for many people and is still a worrying time especially for our local businesses.
“Continuing to offer free parking is one of the ways in which we want to support businesses re-opening by encouraging people to shop locally and support the districts economy.
“Local businesses have worked hard to adapt and ensure they are coronavirus secure. I encourage people to visit and support their local businesses.”
From Friday 24 July it is mandatory to wear face coverings in shops. Selby District Council encourages those who can to wear one while shopping.
The council is also encouraging people to be mindful that not everyone is able to wear a face covering due to medical conditions.
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